Authorities in St. John the Baptist Parish are investigating the shooting death of a man Wednesday morning in LaPlace.
Sheriff’s deputies responded at about 8:21 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a man shot in the 1900 block of Jasper Lane. The man, who was shot multiple times, was pronounced dead at the scene. Identification of the man was being withheld pending notification of family, Sheriff Mike Tregre said.
No additional information was immediately available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. John Sheriff’s Office tip line at (985) 359-8477 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
The killing was the fourth homicide in St. John in 2014.